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Rethinking Your Promo Photo

Rethinking Your Promo Photo

Several times in the last week I had almost identical conversations with different agents, so I thought it might be a good idea to share it with my readers.  During the course of showing agents around my website we would eventually come to my photo. The reaction is almost predictable.  There is a weird kind […]

Two Reasons Agents Fail

After a decade of training, coaching, and managing agents I’ve seen hundreds of agents leave the business broke.  Sadly, many of them could have been — and should have been — successful had they done just a couple of things differently. The fact is our industry turns over a third of its practitioners every single […]

Two Problems, One Solution…

Can I be completely honest with you?  I think we all struggle with the same two things.  Finding enough customers and getting motivated.  We get pumped up and excited and we can’t find enough business so we burn out.  Or we have plenty of business but we lose our motivation and focus.  I guess it […]

Beating the Winter Blahs…

I received an email from one of my readers and long time LCM and Ultimate Website users that I wanted to share with you. His name is Butch Rumenapp and he’s the broker owner of an Exit Realty office in Marine City, Michigan. I have to say that of the many emails I received this […]

Tony’s Deal

Today I was away from my desk and I missed a call from an agent named Tony who lives in Clearwater, Florida. I didn’t get his permission to share his last name so we’ll just call him Tony C. Tony said he’d been reading my blog and receiving my daily emails for quite a while […]

Yes, I Am Optimistic… And Here’s Why

Let’s face it: Our nation is in a very tough place, economically.  We have mounting debt, ever increasing taxes, less and less people paying into the system and more and more people taking money from the government. Today’s bad news was that Industrial Production is down for October.  The labor participation rate (the percentage of […]